Bill Clinton to stump for Obama at University Park on Oct. 29

October 28, 2008

University Park, Pa. — In a quick swing across the state, former President Bill Clinton will visit Washington County, Harrisburg and University Park on Wednesday, Oct. 29, as part of Obama-Biden election campaign activities before Nov. 4. Clinton's visit to the Keystone State will focus on Barack Obama's promise to bring change to Pennsylvania and the nation.

The event on Penn State's University Park campus is being billed as the "Change We Need Rally" and will be held at Rec Hall, on the corner of Atherton Street and Curtin Road. The event is free and open to the public, and tickets are not required. However, Rec Hall has a limited capacity and admittance is on a first-come, first-served basis so early arrival is recommended. Doors are scheduled to open at 2 p.m. and the program is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. The only entrance to the event will be the front doors by the Curtin-Burrowes road intersection.

Limited parking is available and visitors are encouraged to carpool and park at the East Parking Deck near the Berkey Creamery or the Stadium Commuter Parking lot. CATA Loop and Link buses run from the commuter lot. For the schedule, visit online.

For security reasons, do not bring bags, chairs or umbrellas, and please limit personal items. No signs or banners are allowed.

This is Clinton's fourth visit to the University Park campus since being elected president in 1992. His first visit as a sitting president came in 1996 when he spoke at the University's Graduate School commencement ceremony. He returned to the campus in 2000 to address the National Governor's Association Summer Meeting. Clinton made a primary campaign stop on behalf of his wife, Sen. Hillary Clinton, in March.

  • Former President Bill Clinton spoke at Rec Hall during the primary election season in March. He returns Wednesday, Oct. 29, to campaign for Barack Obama.

    IMAGE: Andy Colwell

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